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Forum Name: Diabetes

Question: urinary tract infection and level of sugar in blood


 aramez - Sat Feb 25, 2006 2:34 am

I'm male 62yrs type 2 diabetes taking metphormin 1500 mg daily.

I have a uti and I don't seem to be able to bring my numbers down from 290.

Is it the infectiion or is the medication no longer effective?
 Theresa Jones, RN - Sat Feb 25, 2006 9:59 am

User avatar Hi aramez,
Generally speaking, blood sugar levels do tend to elevate in the presence of infection and usually return to a more manageable level once the infection subsides.
Sincerely,
Theresa Jones, RN

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